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Verbs

Verbs are action words such as go, walk, jump, eat, and come. Understanding and using verbs allow the child to communicate in sentences rather than 1-word phrases.

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Goal Bank

  • Edwin will label 4 action verbs during a session with minimal cues across 4 consecutive sessions with 80% accuracy to increase expressive language skills, as measured by clinician observation.
  • Given a writing or speaking task, Sharika will identify and use irregular past-tense verbs (i.g., walked/ran) appropriately in a syllable or syllable with 90% accuracy across 3 consecutive sessions as measured by clinician data and observation to increase language and grammatical skills.
  • Royce will complete grammatically correct sentences with regular and irregular past tense verbs to improve grammar in expressive output with fading prompts with 90% accuracy across 3 therapy sessions.
  • Norris will increase his/her expressive vocabulary by labeling 80% of targeted nouns, verbs, and modifiers across 3 sessions as measured by clinician observation.
  • During structured and unstructured activities, Sherill will use age appropriate morphology (irregular verbs, noun/verb agreement, comparatives/superlatives, etc.) with 90% accuracy given minimal assistance over five consecutive sessions to improve upon expressive language skills.
  • During structured and unstructured activities, Florencia will use action words to verbalize basic wants & needs (e.g. stop, go, turn, want, eat) with 90% accuracy across 3 consecutive therapy sessions to increase expressive communication.
  • Justin will formulate complete, semantically and grammatically correct spoken phonemes of increasing length and complexity using given words and contextual constraints imposed by illustrations with 80% accuracy across 3 consecutive sessions as measured by clinician observation and data collection to increase grammatical and expressive language skills.
  • Shirleen will use age-appropriate morphology (i.e., plurals, attributes, possessives, helping verbs) to describe photos and create grammatically correct phonemes with 80% accuracy in 4/4 consecutive therapy sessions as measured by clinician data collection to increase grammatical and expressive language skills.
  • Wally will correctly identify items/pictures when given verbs, prepositions, and/or pronouns as descriptors with minimal cueing across 3 consecutive sessions with 90% accuracy to increase receptive and expressive language skills.
  • Given decreasing cues, Elisha will listen to a statement or question and identify if the grammatical patterns used in the phoneme are correct or incorrect and will provide the correct word to repair those utterances identified as ‘incorrect’ with 90% accuracy over 3 consecutive sessions to improve overall expressive and receptive language skills.
  • Maxima will receptively identify and expressively use correct pronouns, prepositions, superlatives, and future, present and past tense verbs with fading prompts to create grammatically correct sentences with 90% accuracy across 3 sessions.